Simont Braun has longstanding experience in Intellectual Property. Our large team is renowned for handling both advice and litigation for domestic and international clients in all aspects of IP: patents, trademarks, copyright, designs, know-how & trade secrets, geographical indications and plant varieties. Our team also assists clients in IP-related fields such as food law, distributorship issues, competition rules, marketing rules and consumer protection (including personal data protection).
When disputes arise, our team targets efficient, creative and viable solutions from a commercial perspective, whether via negotiation, mediation, arbitration or in court. Our partners offer their extensive and in-depth experience before all Belgian courts, the Benelux Court of Justice, the EU General Court and the EU Court of Justice. Our IP team regularly handle cross-border and multinational litigation.
Simont Braun’s IP team also assists clients in due diligence assignments and in the structuring, negotiation and completion of complex projects involving IP rights.
We advise clients in various sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electromechanical engineering, telecoms, music, media, software, databases, luxury goods, food, retail, advertising and direct marketing.